There is little agreement on the level and scope of taxation in America, but nearly all participants in the tax debates agree that the system needs fundamental reform. No matter the goals, including making the system fairer, more understandable, or easier to navigate, Brookings experts have long been in the center of developing recommendations for tax reform.
Effects of Income Tax Changes on Economic Growth
September 9, 2014, William G. Gale and Andrew A. Samwick
William Gale and Andrew Samwick examine how income tax changes can affect long-term economic growth and find that, contrary to conventional wisdom, there is no guarantee that tax rate cuts or tax reform will raise the long-term economic growth rate.
U.S. Economic Performance
U.S. Budget Deficit
Opinion | Fortune
July 18, 2014, Robert E. Litan
Opinion | Wall Street Journal
June 30, 2014, David Wessel
Paper | The Hamilton Project
June 19, 2014, Hilary Hoynes
Opinion | Real Clear Markets
May 27, 2014, Robert C. Pozen
Opinion | CNNMoney
May 5, 2014, Robert C. Pozen
April 15, 2014, Fred Dews
April 15, 2014, Jane R. Williams and Elizabeth Kneebone
March 14, 2014, William G. Gale and Howard Gleckman
Paper | The Urban Institute
March 2014, Benjamin H. Harris
Opinion | Tax Vox
March 5, 2014, William G. Gale and Donald Marron
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